Tag: Benchmarks

Firms Unveil Target-Date Fund Index

BrightScope, a 401(k) data and analytics firm, and Target Date Analytics LLC, a consulting and research firm, unveiled the BrightScope On Target Index to help measure the risk and performance of target-date funds.

S&P Outlines Index Changes

Standard & Poor’s will revamp its style indexes later this year by, among other things, dropping one of seven factors traditionally used to determine stock level style scores.

FTSE Launches Currency Forward Rate Bias Indexes

Index provider FTSE Group (FTSE) and Record Currency Management, a specialist currency investment manager, have launched the first set of indexes within the new FTSE Currency Forward Rate Bias (FRB) Index Series.

S&P Introduces Sec Lending Indexes

Standard & Poor's Index Services has launched what it says is "the first ever public index series designed to measure the average cost of borrowing U.S. equities."

IMHO: Domino Theories

If you want to get a quick sense of just how fast time flies, consider that it was only a year ago this week that Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy.